Eagles News · And the Zeal Credit Union September Athlete of the Month is…


It’s time to recognize the Zeal Credit Union September Athletes of the Month! 

Female Winner: 

EMILY VAN DYKE – VARSITY VOLLEYBALL – SOUTHFIELD CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL

Senior Emily Van Dyke has helped lead the Lady Eagle Volleyball to an early season #1 ranking in the state in Division IV with a great showing at the West Bloomfield Tournament where the Eagles defeated Troy High, Waterford Mott and Southfield A&T. They also recently defeated defending conference champion and state ranked Charyl Stockwell in 5 sets. In the match Van Dyke set a new school record with 32 kills.

Van Dyke is the school’s all-time leader in kills surpassing the 1,000 kill mark last season. She is also the all-time leader in aces. Van Dyke is verbally committed to NCAA Division I Abliene Christian in Texas.

Male Winner:

MAKARI PAIGE – VARSITY FOOTBALL – WEST BLOOMFIELD HIGH SCHOOL

Makari Paige has been an exceptional young man since he arrived at West Bloomfield HS. Makari is a high character student athlete who leads by example every day. Paige is an All State football player and an honor roll student. In addition to the awards that Makari has received, he was selected as a captain on his high school football team. Makari is committed to attend and play football at the University of Michigan.

Congratulations to Emily & Makari! They’ll be receiving a set of Bluetooth speakers courtesy of Zeal Credit Union.

Do you have an athlete that should be nominated for next month’s Athlete of the Month contest? Submit your nomination to your athletic department or administrator directly.

And be sure to vote for the October Athlete of the Month, being posted on pceagles.com in the next couple weeks!